The holidays are right around the corner and Las Velas Village knows that sunny South Padre Island is where you will want to spend these beautiful days. This popular holiday destination is bursting with exciting things for the entire family to enjoy. For that reason, we want to highlight a few great events that everyone will enjoy!


Holiday Sand Castle Village

Holiday Sand Castle Village  | Las Velas Village

What can be more fun than a free holiday sand sculpture? This one will begin on November 30th and is sure to be fun! Enjoy creating and viewing beautiful sandcastles, a lighted musical performance and so much more for the entire family!


  • Every Saturday and Sunday until December 16th
  • 12:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • At the South Padre Convention Centre


“Shop The Island”

Shop the Island | Las Velas Village

Help strengthen the city’s economy while shopping for the latest trends and enter to win a $500 shopping spree thanks to the South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce! Here is some information on the “Shop The Island” event:


  • Shop at any business on SPI
  • The contest ends on December 20th
  • Shoppers must spend over $20 at any business on the island
  • Enter the drawing at any of the following locations:
    • SPI Chamber of Commerce
    • Sisters Interiors
    • Island Cinema
    • Ship Shape
    • Paragraphs on Padre Blvd.
    • Cactus Flower
    • SPI Birding and Nature Center


The Lighted Boat Parade

The Lighted Boat Parade | Las Velas Village

This boat parade is perfect for the whole family to enjoy! It will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Saturday, December 1st starting at 211 W. Swordfish St. Enjoy different types of boats, big and small, decorated in holiday garb! It’s free to the public as well. All boats will be judged, and the winner will be announced at the Painted Marlin Grill.


Las Velas Village

Our spacious bayfront condos are perfect for spending quality time between events, watching the sunrise or sunset on the bay, or hosting the perfect holiday dinner party. With so many amenities, know that our condos in South Padre Island will be perfect for you. Contact us to schedule a viewing today!

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